St Joseph's R.C. High School
& Sports College

St Joseph's RC High School

St Joseph's RC High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
and young people and, expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

 

School Attendance and Penalty Notices

School attendance and Penalty Notices information for parents

A copy of our Holiday Pattern for the academic year 2021-2022 and 2022-3 can be downloaded as a PDF document below.

Holiday Dates 2022 2023

Holiday Dates 2021 2022  Please scroll down to view term dates without download

Parent/Carers: Dates for Diary 2021-22

DateActivityContact for Info
7th SeptemberPupils begin at school in staggered starts
7th SeptemberY7 and Y11 Individual and Group PhotosMrs Horridge
8th SeptemberCATS testing begins for Year 7Mrs Morgan
12th SeptemberEducation Sunday Mass at St Mary’s HorwichMrs Pepperday
15th September5:30pm Y11 “We’re in it together” Eve

6:30pm Y10 “We’re in it together” Eve

Mrs Morgan/HoY
16th September5:30pm Y7 and Y8 “We’re in it together” Eve

6:30pm Y9 “We’re in it together” Eve

Mrs Morgan/HoY
21st SeptemberOpen Evening 5.00pm – 7.00pmMr McCabe
Monday 27th SeptemberPSA MeetingStJosephsPSA@outlook.com
28th SeptemberY10 and Y11 Careers Fair 4.30pm – 7.30pm SportshallMrs Hancock
28th SeptemberY9 Options Evening 6.00pm – 7.00pm Hall/LRCMrs Horridge
28th – 30th SeptemberY7 Retreat Days at St Anthony’sMrs Pepperday
1st OctoberY7 Welcome Mass: 2.00pmMrs Pepperday
19th – 21st OctoberY11 Mock Interviews 6.00pm onwardsMrs Hancock
25th – 29th OctoberHalf Term
1st NovemberStaff Inset Day
2nd NovemberPupils return to school
5th NovemberY11 Report 1 to ParentsMrs Morgan
9th NovemberY9 “My Past” Lifelong Learning DayMrs Horridge
12th NovemberY7 Report 1 to ParentsMrs Morgan
12th – 14th NovemberY7 Castlerigg RetreatMrs Pepperday
18th NovemberY11 Leavers Awards AssemblyMr McCabe
19th NovemberY10 Report 1 to ParentsMrs Morgan
22nd – 26th NovemberY11 College Drop-in Sessions: LunchtimeMrs Hancock
26th NovemberY8 Report 1 to ParentsMrs Morgan
28th NovemberChrist the King Mass at St Mary’sMrs Pepperday
TBCSchool Christmas FairSt Joseph’s PSA
2nd DecemberY10 Parents’ Evening 4.00pm – 7pmHoY: Mrs Anderton
3rd DecemberStaff Inset Day
6th – 17th DecemberY11 Pre-Public ExamsHoY: Mr Sharrock
16th DecemberCurriculum Enrichment Day 1Miss Rushton
22nd DecemberAdvent LiturgiesMrs Pepperday
22nd DecemberY9 Report 1 to ParentsMrs Morgan
22nd DecemberBreak Up for Christmas Holiday – 12.30pm
23rd Dec – 5th JanChristmas Holidays
6th JanuaryPupils return to school
6th JanuaryEpiphany Blessings in SchoolMrs Pepperday
18th JanuaryY8 Pathways Evening 6.00pm – 7.00pmMrs  Horridge
27th JanuaryY8 Parents’ Evening 4.00pm – 7pmHoY: Mr Sylvester
28th JanuaryY11 Report 2 to ParentsMrs Morgan
4th FebruaryY11 Runshaw College InterviewsMrs Hancock
4th FebruaryY10 Report 2 to ParentsMrs Morgan
10th FebruaryY11 Parents’ Evening 4.00pm – 7pmHoY: Mr Sharrock
10th FebruaryCurriculum Enrichment Day 2Miss Rushton
11th FebruaryY7 Report 2 to ParentsMrs Morgan
14th – 18th FebruaryHalf Term
21st Feb – 4th MarchY9 Exam WeeksHoY: Mr Cartwright
2nd MarchAsh Wednesday ServicesMrs Pepperday
3rd MarchY7 Parents’ Evening 4.00pm – 7pmHoY: Mrs Weall
17th MarchY9 “My Present” Lifelong Learning DayMrs Horridge
18th MarchY8 Report 2 to ParentsMrs Morgan
18th MarchSt Joseph’s Day CelebrationsMrs Pepperday
24th MarchY9 Parents’ Evening 4.00pm – 7pmHoY: Mr Sylvester
25th MarchY11 Report 3 to ParentsMrs Morgan
30th March 6pmYear 6 Welcome Evening 1Miss Prunty
31st MarchLenten LiturgiesMrs Pepperday
1st AprilY9 Report 2 to ParentsMrs Morgan
1st AprilBreak Up for Easter Holiday – 12.30pm
4th April – 18th AprilEaster Holidays
19th AprilPupils return to school
19th – 29th AprilY7 Exam WeeksHoY: Mrs Weall
28th AprilY8 Work Shadow DayMrs Hancock
29th April – 1st MayY8 and Y9 Castlerigg RetreatMrs Pepperday
5th MayY9 “My Future” Lifelong Learning DayMrs Horridge
6th MayY10 Report 3 to ParentsMrs Morgan
16th – 27th MayY8 Exam WeeksHoY: Mr Cartwright
30th May – 6th JuneHalf Term
TBCY10 Pre-Public ExamsHoY: Mrs Anderton
20th June – 24th JuneY10 Work Experience WeekMrs Hancock
22nd JuneCurriculum Enrichment Day 3Miss Rushton
24th JuneY7 Report 3 to ParentsMrs Morgan
1st JulyY10 Runshaw College Taster DayMrs Hancock
6th July 6pmTransition parent/carer meetingMiss Prunty
7-8th July TBCTransition day visits TBCMiss Prunty
8th – 10th JulyMission Team Castlerigg RetreatMrs Pepperday
11th JulyWhole School Mission WeekMrs Pepperday
Y8 Report 3 to ParentsMrs Morgan
TBCY11 Provisional Prom DateHoY: Mr Sharrock
19th JulySports DayMrs Harris
20th JulyWhole School Rewards DayHeads of Year
21st JulyEnd of Year MassesMrs Pepperday
21st JulyY9 Report 3 to ParentsMrs Morgan
21st JulyBreak Up for Summer Holiday – 12:30pm

** All events are subject to change/become virtual events depending on government guidelines

Holiday Pattern 2021/2022

AUTUMN TERM 2021
School re-opens Tuesday 7th September 2021 (Y7 and 11 only) Wednesday 8th (All year groups)
Break up for half-term Friday 22nd October 2021
School re-opens Tuesday 2nd November 2021
School Training Day Friday 3rd December 2021 (School closed to pupils)
School closes Wednesday 22nd December 2021
Autumn Term – 70 days

SPRING TERM 2022
School re-opens Thursday 6th January 2022
Break up for half-term Friday 11th February 2022
School re-opens Monday 21st February 2022
School closes Friday 1st April 2022
Spring Term – 57 days

SUMMER TERM 2021
School re-opens Tuesday 19th April 2022
Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May 2022
Break up for half-term Friday 27th May 2022
Bank Holiday Thursday 2 June 2022
Bank Holiday Friday 3 June 2022 (Queens Jubilee)
School re-opens Monday 6th June 2022
School Closes Thursday 21st July 2022
Holiday in lieu of Queens Jubilee Friday 22nd July 2022
Summer Term 62 days

STAFF INSET DAYS
Monday 6th September 2021 (Testing for Y7and 11)
Monday 1st November 2021

Friday 3rd December 2021
4 x Twilights to be confirmed